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Thursday, 22 October 1931

Mr FORDE (Capricornia) (Minister for Trade and Customs) .- I move -

That the following words be added to the definition of "wine": - " and any beverage prepared in a winery of which beverage wine forms a part."

That is to cover cocktail and tonic wines that are prepared in wineries. If this precaution were not taken those beverages would escape payment of tho excise duty, as it would be argued that they were not " the fermented juice of the grape ".

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